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Knicks’ Anthony sits in Dallas with back spasms

New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony grimaces as he walks toward his bench during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Houston. Anthony had to leave the game. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

DALLAS (AP) — New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony missed Wednesday night’s game at Dallas with back spasms.

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NBA corrects stat mistakes from Hawks-Wizards game

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NBA has changed several numbers after a rough night for the stats crew at the game between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards.

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Hawks top Wizards 106-102 for 6th win in 8

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) gestures next to referee Scott Foster, right, after he was called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Washington. The Hawks won 106-102.(AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surely, everybody can’t have a so-so night. At some point, in an NBA game, somebody has to develop that hot hand that leads one team or the other toward victory, right?

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Cousins, Kings beat Pelicans 99-89

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) throws a pass while lying on the floor after recovering a loose ball from Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore (23) and center DeMarcus Cousins (15) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.  (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Sacramento coach Michael Malone was ejected in the second quarter, DeMarcus Cousins helped steady the Kings.

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Lawson has 20 points, Nuggets beat Bulls 114-109

Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson, left, tries to work ball inside for shot as Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.

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